Vespula squamosa

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hymenoptera
Familia: Vespidae
Genus: Vespula

Name

Vespula squamosa (Drury)Wikispecies linkPensoft Profile

Distribution

This is an eastern species, occurring east of the 100th meridian and south to Honduras.

Biology

It is a facultative social parasite of Vespula maculifrons. The two striped scutum is a distinctive feature of both Vespula squamosa and Vespula sulphurea. Queens of squamosa are quite different in color from workers and males, with their extensive orange-brown coloration, particularly on the metasoma.

Taxon Treatment

Other References

  1. Drury D (1773) Illustrations of Natural History 2. London.
  2. Fabricius J (1775) Systema Entomologiae. Libraria Kortii, Flensbergi et Lipsiae.
  3. Christ J (1791) Naturgeschichte, Classification und Nomenclatur der Insekten vom Bienen, Wespen und Ameisengeschlecht. Frankfurt am Main.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Fabricius J (1804) Systema Piezatorum. Brunsvigae.
  5. Lepeletier de St Fargeau A (1836) Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Hyménoptères, 1. Roret’s Suites à Buffon, Paris.
  6. McFarland J (1888) A table of the species of Vespa found in the United States, with descriptions of two species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 15: 297-299.
  7. Lewis H (1897) Vespinae of the United States and Canada. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 24: 169-192.
  8. Bequaert J (1941) A new race of Vespula squamosa (Drury) from Michoacan, Mexico. Entomological News 52: 249-250.

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